Cisco Partner Summit 2016: 3 Must-Know Announcements

Arraya Insights| April 6, 2016

Recently, members of the Arraya Solutions team made the cross-country trek to the Cisco Partner Summit in San Diego, CA. The week-long event featured plenty of announcements and sessions likely to pique the interest of Cisco customers and end users alike. Now that our team members have had ample time to review their notes, digest what […]

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What Okta’s Insight Into the Cloud Tells Us About Microsoft

Arraya Insights| April 4, 2016

In case you aren’t familiar with Okta, it front ends SaaS based applications with a single point of login. This is very similar to a Microsoft product called Azure Active Directory Premium, which has an App Panel for the same functionality. The one advantage that Okta has is that it likely has a more robust […]

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5 Ways Cisco Unified CCX Boosts Customer Retention Efforts

Arraya Insights| March 31, 2016

Sometimes the shortest path from customer to ex-customer runs through a business’ call center. No matter if they’re calling for support, additional info, or some other need, a bad call center experience can inspire a customer to consider other options. The opposite is also true – positive call center experiences can be vital to keeping […]

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What Microsoft's New Azure Update Can Do For Your VMware VMs

Arraya Insights| March 30, 2016

Microsoft just made protecting VMware virtual machines (VMs) in the Azure cloud as seamless as possible – and it did so while lowering cost of ownership and improving manageability. Those are some of the takeaways from a recent announcement by the tech giant concerning the enhanced VMware-to-Azure functionality that has come to Azure Site Recovery […]

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How to Bounce Back Quickly From a Data Breach

Arraya Insights| March 23, 2016

Data. It’s essentially the lifeblood that every organization has in common. Every day, businesses take more in, send more out, and make more themselves. Without data, we’d all be very far up a not so scenic creek with nowhere to go. Considering the value and volume of all of that data, it’s no surprise cyber […]

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EMC's VMAX All-Flash, DSSD D5 News: Everything You Need to Know

Arraya Insights| March 22, 2016

This year was supposed to be the Year of the Monkey, however, EMC took things in a different direction with its recent VMAX All-Flash and DSSD D5 announcements. All of sudden, 2016 has become the Year of All-Flash for Primary Storage as the data storage giant expands its flash portfolio. With the elevation of all-flash, […]

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Unescorted Cloud Migration – The First Azure Workload

Arraya Insights| March 18, 2016

I first heard the term “Unescorted Cloud Migration” from our VP of Enterprise Infrastructure, Ryan Benner. It instantly sparked a number of ideas and clicked several things in my mind around challenges I see customers having in adopting cloud solutions. This article is the first part of an ongoing series around different scenarios where Arraya […]

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Securing Your Network Edge and the Data that Crosses It

Arraya Insights| March 16, 2016

Has your boss ever walked up to you and said something like: “We need to better secure our network!”? With the amount of cyber-attacks occurring lately, security is top of mind for almost every organization. Unfortunately, “We need to better secure our network!” is an extremely broad phrase and it doesn’t offer much in the […]

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SQL Server to Linux: What Else Does Microsoft Have In Store?

Arraya Insights| March 15, 2016

Heads up: Microsoft’s SQL Server is coming to Linux! That’s the most eye-catching item contained in a recent blog post by Microsoft highlighting the changes coming to SQL Server in the months ahead. When viewed as a whole, these announcements seem indicative of the more powerful, smarter, and more available future Microsoft envisions for SQL […]

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4 Reasons It’s Time to Upgrade Your AnyConnect Deployment

Arraya Insights| March 11, 2016

Care to guess how many personal devices employees used for business purposes last year? According to one estimate, employees used an average of three personal devices to do their jobs in 2015. Expanding that figure out, three devices per employee comes to roughly 15 billion devices across the eligible workforce. Consider that, 15 billion devices, […]

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